Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Of all the National Parks I visited in 2010, Glacier National Park was the wildest, most rugged place. Other parks might have a taller peak, bigger river, or deeper canyon. But, Glacier is different. Glacier is a little bit canyon – like the Grand Canyon, but formed by Glaciers so different. It is a little…

Norwegian Sky Review

Norwegian Sky Review

I recently sailed on the Norwegian Sky on a three night cruise in the Bahamas. Large ship cruises can be a relaxing vacation. You wake up each day in a new and interesting place but each night you have all the great food and entertainment of a resort. This was my fifth cruise; two on…

Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is a campground and water park in Kayesville, UT, just North of Salt Lake City. I had the chance to stay here a few nights in July 2010. Looking for a good stopover between the Hoover Dam and Yellowstone, this looked like the perfect stop.  As I researched a trip out West, I wasn’t…

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

I was expecting it to be hot when I went camping at the Grand Canyon in July. It was, but it wasn’t really that bad – as long as you didn’t go into the canyon. I stayed at the Trailer Village Campground on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. It is a great location….

Endview Plantation

Endview Plantation

I had a great weekend camping at Endview Plantation. This plantation dates back to the 1600’s and has a long and interesting history. It has been a tobacco plantation, military hospital, and battlefield. The current house was built in the 1700’s and is used today as a museum. The site hosts many events during the…

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is an amazing place. Every national park has something that makes it special. Rocky is about high elevation. On a recent visit to the park, I camped at the Moraine Park Campground. At an elevation of 8,160 feet, this is pretty high. Though the park’s highest elevation is over 12,000 feet….